Faculty Chair - Celia Roady, Morgan Lewis
James K. Hasson, Jr., a graduate of Duke Law School (J.D.) and Duke University (A.B.), is a
partner in the law firm of Hasson Law Group, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia. He has published
numerous articles and speaks extensively at various conferences around the country, and he has served as Chair of the faculty of the Rocky Mountain Tax Seminar for Private Foundations since it was founded. He served from 1987 through 1990 as a member of the Exempt Organization Advisory Group to the Commissioner of the IRS and served for almost 20 years as an adjunct professor of law in the graduate tax program at Emory University School of Law. He has served as chairman of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the Tax Section of ABA and as the Tax Section liaison to the Exempt Organizations Division of the IRS, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. He has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers since 2003 in the area of tax; named to The Best Lawyers in America since 1987 in the areas of nonprofit/charities law; and selected annually for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers®. He serves as legal counsel for, or as a board member of, multiple foundations and other tax-exempt organizations.